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First Year 5-Mile Hike - March 11, 2012

What: 5-Mile Day Hike
Who: First Year Scouts
Where: Rancho San Antonio OSP (map of preserve) - Meet at the small building that houses the backrooms.
When: Sunday March 11, 2012 from 1:30-5:00pm
Why: Trail to First Class Skills

This will be a 5-mile day-hike to fulfill Second Class requirements 1a and 1b:

1a. Demonstrate how a compass works and how to orient a map. Explain what map symbols mean.
1b. Using a compass and a map together, take a five-mile hike (or 10 miles by bike) approved by your adult leader and your parent or guardian.*

Scouts need to bring the following:
  • 1L water bottle (filled)
  • Compass (we recommend basic Silva or Suunto like the picture below)